Summer is flying by! Cool off and catch up on some reading or watching. Here’s what’s trending on the NFPT Blog this month. If you like something, please feel free to share it!
When a client tries to hold herself to unrealistic standards, the result will not be a satisfactory outcome. Comparing to others ends up with the client chastising herself for not working hard enough.
Our job is to offer her a new and more positive perspective on the true self she is probably overlooking. We also have to be careful that we don’t contribute to the body shaming and false perceptions circling around the fitness industry.
Back (barbell) squats are a great progression because they build leg and hip strength, promote full body mobility and stability, increase core strength, and burn fat.
Are your clients ready to add weight to their squats?
If your personal training schedule is full – or even better – you have a client waiting list – then there’s an opportunity for growth. You can raise your rates or bring another trainer into the mix.
IDEA World 2018 was a special event with a wide spread of options for every type of fitness professional from all around the world. Here are some of the highlights from our perspective.
In this episode we talked about:
The following presenters and their innovative sessions.
- Michelle Segar, PhD, MPH – behavior change
- Amanda Vogel – body image and social media
- Lawrence Biscontini – creative yoga
- Brett Klika – mind-body warm-ups
- Robert Holden, PhD – keynote speaker
- Pamela Peeke, MD – body clock and food timing
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